Something like this should do the trick:

host# zonecfg -z my-zone
zonecfg:my-zone> remove net physical=e1000g0
zonecfg:my-zone> add net
zonecfg:my-zone:net> set address=
zonecfg:my-zone:net> set physical=e1000g0
zonecfg:my-zone:net> end
zonecfg:my-zone> commit
zonecfg:my-zone> exit

Arun Gupta wrote:
> Thanks!
> I prefer DHCP since I don't care about the IP address that is assigned 
> to each zone. But willing to live with static IP as well.
> Any guidelines on how to set the IP for each zone ?
> -Arun
> Bill Walker wrote:
>> So my question is this, why DHCP?  If you are trying to assign an IP 
>> at boot time of a zone, you could zonecfg the IP before you boot the 
>> zone.  I take it that you have a couple zones that might change IP 
>> occasionally (or frequently).  If the zone changes IP as part of a 
>> zone reboot, then zonecfg is the easy solution.  Zone down, zonecfg 
>> remove net, zonecfg add net (set address and physical), zone boot.
>> If you are really needing DHCP for some reason, I'll defer to others 
>> with more experience in those realms.
>> bill.
>> Arun Gupta wrote:
>>> Hi Bill,
>>> That might be it and I'm new to all this :)
>>> End goal: Configure 2 non-global zones in a Open Solaris Virtual Box 
>>> image and assign them addresses using DHCP server running in Global 
>>> zone.
>>> What exact command would serve that purpose ?
>>> -Arun
>>> Bill Walker wrote:
>>>> Maybe I am missing something here, but wouldn't it be easier to do 
>>>> that kind of thing with zonecfg?  Unless you are changing some other 
>>>> settings other than the IP...  Just trying to understand the end 
>>>> result you are looking for.
>>>> bill.
>>>> Arun Gupta wrote:
>>>>> I'm looking for simple instructions to install zones, configure them
>>>>> as DHCP clients to the DHCP server in global zone (all in an
>>>>> OpenSolaris VM using Virtual Bx). The documentation at
>>>>> seems to quite involving
>>>>> and keeps referring to multiple pointers instead of providing
>>>>> consolidated docs.
>>>>> Are these instructions available any where ?

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